Now don't accuse me of being toooooo opinionated, but this I know for sure: From my trips over the world to paint and see other cultures, I know everyone in the world wants the same thing: love, security, some enjoyment in life, TO BE VALIDATED. Even with the differences in our cultures, we can look past the superficial and relate to everyone.
When I did the renovation of an apartment and home in Belize through Habitat program I really got to know my families in Belize and realized the above, regardless of poverty.
Here is a painting done from a village in Belize. Women carried the washing in these 5 gallon buckets, and they were heavy !